Welcome to the website of The Peace Abbey Foundation

The Peace Abbey Foundation continues the mission of The Peace Abbey which was established in 1988 to promote peace, justice, nonviolence and cruelty-free living. Central to the mission of the Foundation is the encouragement and promotion of peacemaking that recognizes the sacredness of all life, and the interconnectedness of all things.

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2015

COURAGE OF CONSCIENCE AWARDS CONCERT

Featuring Internationally Acclaimed
Magical Strings

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SATURDAY, APRIL 11th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

FIRST PARISH CHURCH / UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST MEETINGHOUSE, DUXBURY, MA

842 Tremont Street, Duxbury, Massachusetts

2015 AWARD RECIPIENTS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON MARCH 1ST

For more information contact:  info@peaceabbey.org

Music photo clips of the former Peace Abbey campus by Joan Hill.

2014 Award Recipient

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Fiona Jensen and Calmer Choice received the 2014 Courage of Conscience Award at East Sandwich Friends Meetinghouse during the Magical Strings Award Concert.  Fiona pictured above with Mary O’Connor of the Special Peace Corps following ceremony.

 COURAGE OF CONSCIENCE AWARD

All awards are bestowed with the love of the students at The Life Experience School without whom the Award would not exist.  Complete list of Courage of Conscience Award Recipients.
2007 Courage of Conscience Awards Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne received the 2007 Courage of Conscience Award in Los Angeles, California.  Award presented by Cindy Sheehan.  Ceremony organized and sponsored by John and Melissa Levoff.

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou bows to audience as she receives the 2000 Courage of Conscience Award at The Peace Abbey. Presenter of the award was Peace Chaplain Wayne-Daniel Berard.  Event sponsored by Wellesley College.

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Muhammad Ali receives the Courage of Conscience Award in 1994  for his conscientious objection to the war in Vietnam. The late Pat Farren, who presented the award, was later honored as well for founding and directing Peacework Magazine of the American Friends Service Committee.

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta receives the 1990 Courage of Conscience Award.  Mother Teresa visited the Life Experience School in 1988 which led to the creation of the  Peace Abbey.  Award presented by Lewis Randa in New York City.

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Rosa Parks   Elder spokeswoman and activist received the Courage of Conscience Award at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1992 for her continual example of community service and for her lifelong commitment to civil rights and non-violent social change.  Award presented by Peace Chaplain Dot Walsh.

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